March 13, 2013 |
The Formula One season is set to start in Australia with Sebastian Vettel again the driver everyone else is chasing. Vettel is seeking his fourth consecutive Formula One championship as the international racing series opens its 19-race season Sunday with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. The 25-year-old German, who drives for Red Bull Racing, became the youngest three-time champion last year when he edged Ferrari's Fernando Alonso by three points in the title standings.
November 25, 2012 |
Sebastian Vettel captured his third straight Formula One championship Sunday, overcoming a first-lap crash to finish sixth in a Brazilian Grand Prix won by Jenson Button under pouring rain at Sao Paulo. "It's difficult to find the right words," said Vettel, who at 25 became the youngest three-time champion in F1. "It's unbelievable. I'm still full of adrenaline. It was an incredible race. " Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, F1's most successful driver, finished seventh in his final race after 19 seasons.
November 18, 2012 |
Lewis Hamilton wanted to make Formula One's return to the U.S. something special, for him and for racing. The Briton did just that Sunday, using a thrilling pass of Sebastian Vettel at the end of a long straightaway to take the lead, then holding off the German for the final 14 laps to win the U.S. Grand Prix at Austin, Texas, the first Formula One race on American soil since 2007. Hamilton won that race five years ago and made the move of the day to capture his fourth victory of the 2012 season.
October 15, 2012 |
With a third consecutive victory, Sebastian Vettel is suddenly closing in on a third consecutive Formula One title. The Red Bull driver won the Korean Grand Prix at Yeongam, South Korea, on Sunday to move ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in the F1 championship standings by six points with four races remaining - erasing what looked like a commanding lead for the Spaniard only three weeks ago. Vettel started second on the grid behind Mark Webber...
August 22, 2012 |
The 2013 season at the Mark Taper Forum will feature plays by Bruce Norris and Sebastian Barry, as well as revivals of classics by August Wilson and Joe Orton. Actor Brian Dennehy will be featured in Barry's "The Steward of Christendom. " In all, the new season, which will begin in February, will offer five productions, down from six in the current season. "Tribes," by Nina Raine, will kick off the season (Feb. 27-April 14) in a production directed by David Cromer. The staging comes from New York's Barrow Street Theatre, where the comedy currently is running.
May 26, 2012 |
San Sebastian's old town may be the most food-intensive neighborhood in the world, with street after street of pintxos bars and taverns and roaring restaurants, and hundreds of counters heaped with shellfish, hams and roasted meat -- the answer to a tapas lover's sweatiest dream. You stumble down the crowded streets of this Basque city, stopping in one bar for its anchovies, another for its famous cuttlefish, another for the delicious spider crabs, washing each down with a glass of cider or thin, acidic Txakolina wine.